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adverb uk   /ˈrel.ə.tɪv.li/  us   /-t̬ɪv-/
relatively good, bad, etc.
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B2 quite good, bad, etc. in comparison with other similar things or with what you expect: He's a relatively good squash player. There was relatively little violence.
relatively speaking said when you are judging one thing in comparison with other things: Relatively speaking, it's a fairly poor country.
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